March 23, 2018

Silver Linings – New Era IT and the Ministry of Education CIO to Host Cloud Seminars

On Wednesday the 4th of April at Bayfield High School, New Era IT in partnership with the Ministry of Education will be begin a series of seminars focussed on the Schools’ Cloud Transformation Project.

Providing a discussion around Digital Transformation and the benefits for schools, the sessions will give educators the opportunity to learn about the project and hear about the outcomes from pilot schools. The Ministry of Education’s Chief Information Officer, Stuart Wakefield will outline the progress so far and the rationale behind a move to the cloud. New Era IT will then demonstrate its work on the Cloud Transformation Project so far and how schools can ensure that their strategic vision is aligned with technical practicalities for students and teachers.

Local Support for Local Event

Unique to the Dunedin event is the inclusion of Tony Gilbert Snr, ex school Principal, Otago and All Blacks coach who will touch on the importance of collaborative decision making and data driven decisions. He will be supported by the CIO of the MoE, Stuart Wakefield and Tony Gilbert (Jnr) who has recently moved back to Dunedin after time as a Deputy Principal and Senior Leader at New Era IT.

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About New Era IT

Today more than two million educators, students and parents globally trust New Era’s ICT and professional development solutions to enhance and achieve their education experiences and goals. With more than 130 employees in NZ and 350 globally, it is New Era’s knowledge and understanding of the education environment along with its vast experience in state-of-the-art, high quality ICT solutions that allows New Era to stand out from the competition.

Like our customers we’re excited about the power and possibilities of technology, the evolution of new devices, platforms and curriculum, and the potential of today’s students to become tomorrow’s leaders.

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